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Gardeners' Day Out

Missing our signature event, Gardeners' Day Out?

You can now participate in the comfort of your own home, with online activities such as talks and demonstrations by experts, video tutorials of kids' activities involving handicrafts and promotions offered.

On site, there are workshops and free guided tours in HortPark (with safe management measures). Check this page for monthly updates to our programme and schedule.


 

April 2021 Gardeners’ Day Out

 

Gardening Spotlight

Gardening with Edibles Masterclass (via Zoom)

Mint and Basil by Ms Vicky Lim

 

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Mint and basil are popular culinary herbs, grown for their aromatic leaves for use in cuisines. Join Vicky in this masterclass as she shares with you the wide range of basil and mint cultivars and tips on growing them in Singapore. Learn how to tackle the common problems that most growers might face and explore the various uses of mint and basil!

 

Date: 20 Mar 2021, Saturday

Time: 10am – 11am

Register here

 

Online Demonstration

1. How to Build a Rain Shelter (via NParksSG YouTube)

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Learn how to build a rain shelter for potted plants through this step-by-step guide. Rain shelters protect sensitive or young plants from the weather, and can be used for a wide variety of small plants, shrubs, and tree saplings.

Watch this video on 17 Apr 2021

 

2. Urban Kampong: Herb in a Cup

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Master the stem cutting technique with Balan to propagate your own herbs. You’ll grow an endless supply of herbs in no time!

Watch this video on 17 Apr 2021

 

Kids' Activities

Check out these edibles-related kids’ activities that are simple and fun to conduct at home!

DIY Suncatcher (via NParksSG YouTube)

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Bond with your kids by making a unique suncatcher together using small flowers!

Watch this video on 17 Apr 2021

 

Workshop

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Let Rake Spade teach you the basics of caring for your plants. Due to safe management measures, this workshop can cater to a limited capacity of 16 participants onsite. Fee applies and registration for this workshop will be confirmed upon payment verification. Registration opens on 5 April, while slots last.

Register here

Date: 17 Apr 2021

Time: 9am – 11am

Please note that this workshop is for pre-registered participants only; no walk-ins allowed. Successful registrants will be notified on the workshop details via email. Rake Spade is an external vendor and is unaffliated with NParks.

 

Gardening Promotions Directory

Here are promotions offered by some merchants and hobbyists. Check out March and April's gardening directory here to get your gardening-related materials!

 

Guided Tours

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Sign up for our guided tours here. Each guided tour is limited to 20 pax only, while slots last. Sign up for the tours by clicking on the links below.

Registration opens on 5 April 2021

Tour and Timings

Date

Thematic Gardens Tour - 9am

17 April 2021

Edibles Discovery Tour - 9am, 10.30am

Bees and Butterflies Trail Tour - 10.30am

 

 

Past Gardeners' Day Out

Check out our previous Gardeners' Day Out by clicking on the links below!

Month

January
February
March

 

Last updated on 09 April 2021

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